Monthly Archives: November 2016

Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

I cooked my first Thanksgiving dinner when I was 15 years old. My mother had contracted hepatitis the January before and had such a bad case she was hospitalized twice that year, 6 weeks the first time and then 7 weeks in August. She was so weak she couldn’t get … Read More

Small Business Saturday Nov. 26

Along with your other local shopping trips, we hope you will stop in at Bookmamas bookstore to chat with some of our favorite authors.  Their appearances will be staggered on Saturday between the hours of 11 am-3 pm. • Larry Sweazy – See Also Deception • Mandy Hussey – But … Read More

“Over the River & Through the Woods….”

The holiday season is upon us and most of us will travel near and far to spend a joyous time with loved ones feasting and gift giving. Once the traveling refrain was “the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh,” while today the massive herd under the automobile hood … Read More

HUD Reports Homelessness Decline in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — Homelessness continues to decline in the U.S., specifically among families with children, Veterans, and individuals with long-term disabling conditions according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD’s 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found the overall number of … Read More

IndyFringe Appoints First Associate Director

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyFringe was awarded a two-year $100,000 grant for capacity building from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. The grant will allow for the appointment of an associate director to assume the responsibilities of festival management George Wallace, Executive Director of the Orlando Fringe, has accepted the position as … Read More